An evangelical leader under scrutiny for unproven allegations of covering up sexual abuse compared a Southern Baptist seminary president to a modern-day Jonathan Edwards.
The name of an evangelical preacher linked to an alleged cover-up of child sexual abuse has been dropped from a list of speakers at an upcoming conference at an SBC seminary.
Georgia pastor Peter Lumpkins says SBC agency heads “cannot and should not” align with individuals or organizations in ways that harm the reputation of all Southern Baptists.
A preacher tainted by unproven allegations of covering up sexual abuse is returning to a Southern Baptist seminary campus after a convention resolution urged “discernment” about identifying with individuals perceived as being soft on pedophiles.
Brent Detwiler, a critic of Sovereign Grace Ministries and founder C.J. Mahaney, plans to respond Friday to a public statement accusing him of slander.
A May 23 statement of support for C.J. Mahaney by Mark Dever, Al Mohler and Ligon Duncan, is no longer found on the Together for the Gospel website. In its place is an announcement by Mahaney that he is withdrawing from the 2014 conference.
High-profile friends of a Calvinist leader accused of covering up the molestation of children continue to endorse the embattled pastor despite calls urging them to refrain until the facts are known.
Lawyers for plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of children claim a judge wrongly applied Maryland’s three-year statute of limitations to a conspiracy not discovered until 2011.
A leading advocate for victims of clergy sex abuse says it is hurtful and irresponsible for evangelical leaders to rally around an accused colleague before all the facts are known.